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America's Climate Security Dilemma: 07/20/2021

NIck Cleveland-Stout - Inkstick Media

If Biden is serious about creating a more inclusive foreign policy, environmental security can’t be framed in military terms. 

Guest Opinion: Hallmark Of Rumsfeld’S Reign Was Human Suffering: 07/20/2021

Andrew Mills - The Intelligencer

Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld died last month on June 29. It’s too bad the memories and horrifying results of the wars he started can’t die with him. Unfortunately, we are still living with the catastrophic consequences of his actions and those of his fellow neoconservative ideologues surrounding President ...

Advocacy Groups Urge Pelosi, Schumer To Keep Pentagon Funding Out Of Infrastructure Bills: 07/15/2021

Rebecca Kheel - The Hill

More than 40 advocacy groups are urging congressional leadership to keep any Pentagon funding out of the upcoming infrastructure packages.

45+ Groups Say 'Future Of Our Planet Depends On Ending New Cold War' Between Us And China: 07/08/2021

Kenny Stancil - Common Dreams

"Amid a climate emergency that is wreaking havoc on communities across the globe, the path to a livable future demands new internationalism rooted in global cooperation, resource sharing, and solidarity," the coalition told the White House and Congress.

Biden's Unconscionable Military Budget: 06/04/2021

Lindsay Koshgarian - OtherWords

With the Afghanistan War finally ending, we shouldn’t squander our “peace dividend” on costly weapons or military bloat.

Congress Plans Climate Resiliency—But Mostly For The Military: 05/22/2021

Alleen Brown - The Intercept

Since 2019, Congress has repeatedly held hearings on climate resiliency for bases, but hardly ever talks about schools, public housing, or prisons.

Biden Budget Would Send $1.3 Billion More To Israeli Military Than To Global Climate Programs: Analysis: 05/11/2021

Kenny Stancil - Common Dreams

A group of anti-war veterans said President Joe Biden's spending priorities indicate that he thinks "preserving apartheid is more important than fighting climate change."

Biden Is Thinking Big On Jobs. On The Pentagon, He Should Think Smaller.: 04/22/2021

Lindsay Koshgarian - MarketWatch

An increase in the military budget won’t make us safer or more prosperous.

Solving The Climate Crisis Hinges On The U.S. And China Cooperating: 04/22/2021

Dharna Noor - Gizmodo

The U.S. and China are the world’s two biggest greenhouse gas polluters, together constituting some 40% of the world’s carbon emissions. On Sunday, leaders from the two countries announced that they’re willing to work together to enact urgent climate policy.

Groups Push Austin To Downsize Budget “Wish Lists”: 04/20/2021

Bryan Bender - Politico

Rein in the military’s “unfunded requirements lists,” a left-right coalition of advocacy groups is urging Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.